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The Blue Raider women’s volleyball team (6-14, 2-4 C-USA) had two contests over the weekend, taking on Rice University (15-5, 5-1 C-USA) Friday and the UTEP Miners (4-14, 2-5 C-USA) Sunday afternoon, both in losing efforts for Middle Tennessee. MT was taken down quickly in a three-set sweep against Rice at Alumni Memorial Gym Friday, …

Middle Tennessee volleyball won against Louisiana Tech at home Sunday, October 5th. With three sets to two, the home team edged a conference victory away from the Bulldogs. An exciting first set began with well placed kills and LA Tech led until the first tie at 8-8. MT picked up the pace, outscoring the Bulldogs …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-11, 1-2 C-USA) were defeated Friday night by the University of Texas at San Antonio in a 3 set match. Both┬áteams played rigorously in the first set, with a score of 8-8. UTSA fought their way to a 13-12┬álead and entered the first timeout at 13-13. Much like the previous …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-10, 1-1 C-USA) defeated Southern Mississippi on Sunday within regulation time to pick up their first conference victory of the season. A strong offensive performance led the Blue Raiders to a victory, with MT hitting a season-high .306 in the match. MT maintained their composure throughout the first and leading …

Middle Tennessee (4-10, 0-1 C-USA) lost to Marshall (7-9, 2-0 C-USA) Friday evening in their conference opener, dropping the meeting in a thrilling five-set match. Senior Ailime de Freitas and junior Chelsea Ross proved to have great games, as Freitas contributed 29 assists while Ross completed 27 kills by the match’s conclusion. The Blue Raiders …

By Mark Priddy, Contributing Writer Blue Raider Volleyball took home their second victory this season having narrowly defeated the Belmont Bruins in what turned out to be a five-set match on Saturday night. It was a close beginning and concluded with Middle Tennessee losing the first set. The Blue Raiders fought to hold on but …